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Share 2017-03-28 17:29 RATOS B 41.47 SEK

Dividend

Dividend policy (class A and B shares)

Dividends on ordinary shares will, over time, reflect the actual earnings trend in Ratos. The aim is to have an even dividend trend. Historically over 50% of profit after tax has been distributed as a dividend.

 

2016*20152014201320122011
Dividend per A and B share, SEK2.003.253.253.003.005.50
Dividend as % of earnings1)neg252101141158337
Dividend as % of shareholders equity1)6988813
Dividend2), SEKm6381,1111,1201,0401,0191,754
Dividend yield, B share, %4.66.76.95.24.86.8

1) Refers to ordinary shares

2) Refers to dividends on ordinary and preference shares

*) Proposed dividend

Dividend per ordinary share (A and B share), SEK SEK
2012 3.00
2013 3.00
2014 3.25
2015 3.25
2016* 2.00

 

Ordinary shares

The Board proposes an ordinary dividend for the 2016 financial year of SEK 2.00 (3.25) per Class A and Class B share. The record date for the right to receive dividends is proposed as 10 April 2017 and dividends are expected to be paid from Euroclear Sweden on 13 April 2017.

Preference shares

The Board proposes that a dividend on outstanding Class C preference shares until the 2018 Meeting, in accordance with the Articles of Association, shall be paid quarterly in an amount of SEK 30 per Class C preference share, although a maximum amount of SEK 120.

The record dates, prior to the next AGM, for quarterly dividends on outstanding Class C preference shares are proposed as 15 May 2017, 15 August 2017, 15 November 2017 and 15 February 2018. Payments from Euroclear Sweden are expected to be made on 18 May 2017, 18 August 2017, 20 November 2017 and 20 February 2018.